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How to Draw a Poppy

Learn how to draw a poppy, the symbol of Memorial Day. Now you can see one in many stages of bloom in my step by step tutorial.

The wearing of poppies in honor of America’s war dead is traditionally done on Memorial Day. In war-torn battlefields, the red field poppy was one of the first plants to grow.

This tutorial break down the petals into simple steps. If you start with the center, and then rotate the petals around, you’ll have a nice pattern and won’t have to erase any overlapping shapes.

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DIRECTIONS

Time needed: 45 minutes.

How to Draw Poppy Flowers

  1. Start with the center of the poppy.

  2. Add a petal to the right.

  3. Draw a petal on the top.

  4. Add a petal to the left.

  5. Draw a petal on the bottom.

  6. Start the side view poppy.

  7. Add petals to the top.

  8. Finish with stems and leaves.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.


Draw a Poppy Flower Plant

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